JOB VACANCY NOTICE - Government of the Virgin Islands

Opening Date:
Closing Date:
Location:
Vacancy Notice No.
Job Classification:
Ministry/Department/Unit:
Position Details:
10 February 2015
27 February 2015
Tortola
26/2015
Grade 13
Police Department
One year probationary period
Established position
Employment Type: Full-time
Remuneration/Benefits: Entry level salary starts from $42,486 – $67,509. Salary is
commensurate with relevant qualifications and
experience.
JOB VACANCY NOTICE
Information Technology
Manager
Government of the Virgin Islands
ROLE SUMMARY
The successful applicant will manage the Information Technology Unit of the RVIPF providing technological
support and strategies to facilitate the implementation and maintenance of an efficient and modern information
technology strategic solution.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
1.
Ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the unit.
2.
Plan, organise, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems including mobile working
and OCTRICIS interconnectivity.
3.
Assist in the identifying, evaluating, modifying and implementing computer solutions that will meet the
business needs of customers within the timeframe and cost requirements in order to provide good customer
service.
4.
Consult with department managers to develop system solutions consistent with organisational objectives,
negotiating vendor contracts for the purchase and installation of hardware and software as required.
5.
Create, develop and communicate policies, processes, procedures and standards for network, software and
hardware use, including security, backup and recovery plan to ensure proper use and handling of any down
time or emergency situations.
6.
Instruct users in the use of standard business and administrative software, including word processing,
spreadsheets and datasets, as well as provide technical support and training to staff to ensure sufficient
knowledge and assistance for day-to-day use in the Department.
7.
Investigate and respond to customer queries regarding quality to ensure an effective customer service.
Maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance.
8.
Supervise the installation and maintenance of hardware and software.
9.
Ensure that computer systems and peripheral equipment are installed, adequate, upgraded and working
properly with minimum down time, as well as ensure that all servers are fully functional to ensure efficiency
within the Department. Troubleshoot the network operating system (approving access, accounts etc.),
hardware, and software.
10. Maintain an inventory of computer parts and equipment at appropriate level to ensure that any issues or
shortages are dealt with in a timely manner with minimum interruptions.
11. Perform any other related duties as required by supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to
the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.
BEHAVIOURAL
COMPETENCIES
WORKING CONDITIONS/
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS AND
EXPERIENCE
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Manage own resources and professional development
Provide leadership in area of responsibility
Ensure products and services meet quality requirements
Obtain information for decision-making
Analyse information
Normal office environment
Fieldwork
Irregular and extended work hours
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related area
Five (5) years’ experience in a related area
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Excellent knowledge of information systems, users and applications
Ability to learn a wide range of relevant programming languages and environments
Excellent knowledge of methods and techniques used in operations
Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software applications
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure
HOW TO APPLY
It is the policy of the Government of the Virgin Islands that appointments to the Public Service, and promotions within the Service, be based on the merit principle – without discrimination
based on race, age (save as restricted by law), religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or family relationship.
CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMPLOYMENT PROCESS:
Department of Human Resources • Central Administration Building • Wickhams Cay I • Road Town • Tortola • British Virgin Islands | Tel (284) 468-2178 • Fax (284) 468-3191 • E-mail [email protected]
All applications for employment must be
submitted to the address provided below by
the job closing date.
Agency:
Public Service Commission
c/o Department of Human Resources
Central Administration Complex
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110
British Virgin Islands
Or by email: [email protected]
Applicants should submit the Employment Application (available at: www.bvi.gov.vg); a
Résumé/Curriculum Vitae of their relevant experience and qualifications; with two personal
reference
letters;
certified
copies
of
identification,
citizenship,
and
academic
certifications/diplomas/licenses, along with a police certificate from your place of residency.
Important Notice: Qualified candidates who are considered for potential employment with the
Government of the Virgin Islands may be requested to provide further criminal history record
information. Evidence of a criminal conviction or other relevant information obtained shall not
automatically disqualify an individual from employment with the Government of the Virgin Islands.
It is the policy of the Government of the Virgin Islands that appointments to the Public Service, and promotions within the Service, be based on the merit principle – without discrimination
based on race, age (save as restricted by law), religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or family relationship.
CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMPLOYMENT PROCESS:
Department of Human Resources • Central Administration Building • Wickhams Cay I • Road Town • Tortola • British Virgin Islands | Tel (284) 468-2178 • Fax (284) 468-3191 • E-mail [email protected]
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